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CS 588 — Advanced Module Model-Based Decision Support, Business Intelligence & Analytics
(dt. Aufbaumodul Modellbasierte Entscheidungsunterstützung, Business Intelligence & Analytics)

Level, degree of commitment Advanced module, depends on importing study program
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (3 SWS), recitation class (1 SWS),
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises.
Examination type: Written or oral examination (individual examination)
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Business Informatics.
Subject, Origin Computer Science, B.Sc. Business Informatics
One semester,
Person in charge of the module's outline N.N.


According to the announcement, various topics will be dealt with from a practical and/or current perspective, in particular from the following areas

  • Types of decision problems, decision support systems
  • Data preparation
  • Mathematical-statistical models and methods of Knowledge Discovery in Databases
  • Models and Methods of Operations Research
  • Models and Methods of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing
  • Modelling and utilisation cycle
  • Profit utilization
  • Cognitive Theories
  • Result presentation
  • Technical perspective

Qualification Goals


  • Have basic knowledge and skills in the area of model-based decision support, business intelligence & analytics,
  • are familiar with the theoretical principles of Model-Based Decision Support, Business Intelligence & Analytics and selected applications,
  • are able to apply working methods from business informatics,
  • are able to speak freely about scientific content, both in front of an audience and in a discussion.


None. The competences taught in the following modules are recommended: Object-oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures.

Recommended Reading

  • Depending on topic

Please note:

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